In a sea of perplexing novels and short stories that seek to highlight the good in bad characters, Ottessa Moshfegh‘s work rises above it all with murky water dripping from its edges, forgoing the good altogether to reveal the worst in everyone. The Los Angeles-via-Boston writer prides herself on writing with a sense of unstable […]
In support of its most recent album, Blooming Through the Black, Connecticut-based Parsonsfield brings its tour to OBERON as part of the Sound Society concert series.
While the more compact cast allows for a greater sense of magic and mobility, the most disconcerting aspect of the performance comes into play during the many flashbacks that occur as Edward’s tall tales are recounted.
For Levy, the conscious decision to build her business in Boston was both an economical one and one related to Boston’s unique ability to foster the development of arts entrepreneurs in the early stages of their careers.
Now that life has just begun to squeak its way out from the cracks between the ice and snow, bookmark this spread for all you future springtime fun time planning needs.
Making a push for public arts in Allston Village
When Ryan Miller, frontman to the Somerville-born band Guster, moved to Vermont from NYC four years ago, he promptly freaked out. “It was hard to find the weirdos,” says Miller. “And as I’ve gotten older I appreciate becoming an appreciator and connector with these weirdos that are hanging everywhere. I appreciate eccentricity.” That curiosity […]
Photo By Maxime Delvaux and Kevin Laloux WED 12.10 Keep Safe Boston art as activism Sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll is good and all, but it ain’t got shit on sexual health education, birth control, and rock ‘n’ roll. Earlier this fall, Keep Safe Boston released a 50-song pay-what-you-can compilation to benefit […]
This summer, music writers everywhere tried their hand at deciphering what the hell LA-based crew clipping. (MC Daveed Diggs and producers Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson) were doing on their album CLPPNG. Was it experimental noise rap? A scathing commentary on modern hip-hop? A Death Grips knock-off? They should have just asked.
“I was summoned back to Earth to alter the course of the future battle. GWAR really fucked up and I felt the need as a commander of the forces in the future to navigate back to the present time to alter their fuck up.”